WHHS Library

March 2016 Monthly Report

WHHS Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Wade Hampton High School Library is to ensure that students and staff develop critical thinking skills, are effective and ethical users of resources, ideas, and information, and are enthusiastic readers and lifelong learners.

March in the WHHS Library

We had 17 class visits to the library during March:

  • Mr. Thompson's and Mr. McAnally's classes finished their research on world religions
  • English II Honors classes continued work on "If Walls Could Talk" research
  • Several classes visited to check out books
  • Nicole McAden, Greenlink Marketing and Program Specialist, visited to speak with classes about Greenville's public transportation system

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#readinglikegenerals Book Club

The #readinglikegenerals Book Club will meet on Friday, April 29th during all 3 lunch periods in the Red Room for pizza lunch and exciting discussion on The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey. The 5th Wave has been made into a movie and was voted the SC Young Adult Book Award winner for 2016. Come sign up in the library today!
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#YAhooligans Book Club

The #YAhooligans Book Club met on March 18th from 7:45-8:40. Some of the titles that the participants recommended were:

  • The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch
  • The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
  • Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  • White Fang by Jack London
  • Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
  • Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

We will meet again on Friday, April 15 from 7:45-8:40. Stop by the library to sign up with Mrs. Fansher and get a pass for the meeting.

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Greenlink's Marketing and Program Specialist, Nicole McAden, visited the WHHS Library to share information with many classes about Greenville's public transportation system. For more details about Greenlink visit www.ridegreenlink.com
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Book Displays This Month

Some of our end-of-range book displays this month included witches, the end of the world, and a wonderful story about books that feature black girls as main characters in books.

The WHHS Library by the Numbers

Take a look at some of our highlights so far this year! (view a larger image here)
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New Additions

We added 132 copies to the collection in March, including a set of Tom Brokaw's The Greatest Generation. See the full list here.